March 17- Oil and gas producer Harvest Natural Resources Inc said it was not sure when the Venezuelan government would approve the sale of its remaining assets in the country. Shares of Harvest Natural, which also reported a bigger quarterly loss, fell as much as 10 percent to $3.90 on Monday on the New York Stock Exchange.
With proven oil reserves of 340 billion barrels, the world's second-largest behind the Middle East, Latin America is trying to attract foreign capital for Colombia's onshore and offshore blocks as well as Argentina's large unconventional resources and Mexico's fast-track energy reforms.
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Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
Mideast tensions are growing. Technical levels are being breached. And there’s a long weekend ahead. All reasons for traders to cover short positions on oversold oil futures and take profits on positions that have skyrocketed over the past few weeks.
Stocks lost ground in the last half hour of trading and closed near the lows of the session Monday amid light volume and a flurry of merger and acquisition activity. AT&T and American Express rose, Bank of America fell.
Stocks added to modest losses ahead of the close Monday amid light volume and a flurry of merger and acquisition activity. AT&T and American Express rose, Bank of America fell.
Stocks were slightly lower Monday amid a flurry of merger and acquisition activity and in the absence of significant economic news. Alcoa fell, HP gained.
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